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Professor Beili Liu Named Fulbright Arctic Chair

April 5, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Beili Liu (MFA ‘03) has been named the Fulbright Arctic Chair, one of the most prestigious appointments in the Fulbright Scholarship Program.

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Brenna K. Murphy: Online Exhibition at New Bedford Art Museum

April 5, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Brenna K. Murphy’s (MFA ‘18) piece Grief Work (Shroud), a 100-foot long weaving she created with the help of Professor Sherri Smith while pursuing her MFA at Stamps, was recently selected for Fiber Art Now’s Excellence in Fibers VI juried…

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Linnea Bast Featured on The Spruce

March 24, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumna Linnea Bast (BFA ‘15) started her biophilic design studio, Linnea Botanicals, in 2020 during the midst of a global pandemic. She was thrilled to have the chance to collaborate with another Stamps alum when Meghal Jordan (BFA…

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Ellen Rutt: Open Call for “At Whose Expense?” Billboard Exhibition

March 19, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Submit work examining the climate crisis for “At Whose Expense”, a billboard exhibition organized by Eradajere Oleita and Ellen Rutt (BFA ‘12) in collaboration with SaveArtSpace. “At Whose Expense?” is a question directed towards…

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Sindhu Giri Chosen as UX Design Mentor at Chegg

March 19, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Starting March 31st, Sindhu Giri (BA 2019, BS 2019) will be mentoring students in the Thinkful UX/UI Design online bootcamp. The Thinkful UX/UI Design bootcamp trains individuals in a rigorous curriculum covering visual design, user…

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Melanie Manos Participates in Feminism Teach Out

March 19, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News, Faculty News

On Tuesday March 30, interdisciplinary artist and Stamps Lecturer II Melanie Manos will be a live panelist for the University of Michigan Center for Academic Innovation’s Teach-Out, Feminism: From Origins to Evolution.  Manos, along with…

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Remembering Jason Polan

March 19, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

In January 2020, beloved Stamps alum Jason Polan (BFA ‘05) died of cancer at age 37. Polan was known for his “unpretentious, under-finished–appearing drawing style” that most famously culminated into his first book, Every Person in New…

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Beili Liu Featured in Sculpture Magazine

March 15, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Beili Liu (MFA ‘03) is featured on the cover of the March/April issue of Sculpture Magazine. In a wide-ranging interview with Kay Whitney, Liu discusses her work, process, and influences.The work of Beili Liu, an installation artist based…

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McCarter Design Turns 10

March 11, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

After a 24-year career with award winning Pressley Jacobs Design in Chicago, partner Amy McCarter (BFA ‘84), struck out on her own with McCarter Design in 2010. Ten years later, McCarter Design has garnered its own awards in the industry…

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Eric Bensen Presents at AIGA Dallas Fort Worth Event

March 8, 2021 • Alumni News

Stamps alumni Eric Bensen (BFA ’98) will present at a Spring Design Community Meeting with AIGA Dallas Fort Worth on Thursday, Apr 1, 2021 at 6:30 pm CST / 7:30 pm EST. Free and open to the public, this event is an opportunity to connect…

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